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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

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ECOWAS PRESIDENT WARNS OF MAJOR ECONOMIC DISRUPTORS; PROJECTS 16.5% INFLATION DESPITE GLOBAL GROWTH

Dr. Omar Touray, President of the ECOWAS Commission, highlighted key challenges such as political instability, conflicts, climate change, and natural disasters as potential disruptors...

CISLAC CALLS ON FG TO INCREASE BUDGET FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

Auwal Rafsanjani, Executive Director of the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Center (CISLAC), has urged the federal government to increase the budgetary allocation for Persons...
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LIBERIA, GUINEA PRESENT BOLD STRATEGIES, CHALLENGES AT ECOWAS PARLIAMENT

At the ongoing ECOWAS Parliament session in Abuja, the governments of Liberia and Guinea have highlighted their progress and ongoing challenges in economic development,...
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NIGERIA HIGHLIGHTS ECONOMIC TRIUMPHS, DEMOCRATIC MILESTONES AT ECOWAS

The Nigerian government reaffirmed its commitment to ensuring economic stability and fostering democracy for its citizens during the ECOWAS Parliament's first ordinary session of...

ROTARY LEADS THE FIGHT AGAINST MATERNAL DEATHS IN NIGERIA WITH ENHANCED CHILD HEALTH REPORTING

By Vincess Okushi Nigeria is facing a critical health crisis with alarming rates of child and maternal mortality. Recent statistics reveal that under-five mortality stands...
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POOR BUSINESS POLICIES FCT WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS DECRY HIKE IN ELECTRICITY TARIFF

In January 2024, new electricity tariffs were approved by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to vary by region as the cost-reflective tariff for...

FG VOWS TO ENSURE BINANCE FACES DUE CHARGES OVER FINANCIAL CRIME

The Minister of Information and National Orientation, Mohammed Idris, has expressed confidence in the proceedings regarding Binance's trial by the laws of the Federal...

EU ALLOCATES €201 MILLION TO SAHEL, AFRICA’S LAKE CHAD HUMANITARIAN AID

AS NIGERIA GETS €31.5 MILLION By Vincess Okushi The European Union has announced the allocation of €201 million to fund humanitarian and address the critical needs...
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GROUP URGES FG TO SET UP POLITICAL FRAMEWORK FOR FINANCIAL INCLUSION

People in the Sahel have continually grappled with financial gaps due to lack or inadequate implementation of policies particularly in Nigeria, a country considered,...

FG DIRECTS ARCON TO ISSUE NEW FRAMEWORK FOR ADVERTISING IN NIGERIA

By Vincess Okushi The Federal Government through the Minister of Information and National Orientation, Mohammed Idris has directed the Advertising Regulatory Council of Nigeria (ARCON)...